Spherix Incorporated Acquires 6,800,000 shares of Hoth Therapeutics

New York, NY July 3, 2017 /PR Newswire/ Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX) reportedtoday, following the disclosure made June 20th 2017, that the Company has closed the transaction with Hoth Therapeutics. Hoth Therapeutics is a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for patients suffering from atopic dermatitis, such as eczema. Hoth Therapeutics is the exclusive sublicensee of proprietary, patented, drug compounds developed at the University of Cincinnati and tested at the University of Miami to treat eczema. Eczema impacts millions Americans and represents a multi-billion market in the U.S. alone. Anthony Hayes, the CEO of Spherix stated, “We are pleased to have completed this investment and to begin working with Hoth to develop their exciting compound. We believe this is an accretive asset that will deliver value to our shareholders and show continuing efforts to build shareholder value.”

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Spherix Incorporated was launched in 1967 as a scientific research company. Spherix is committed to advancing innovation by participation in the development of new technology. Spherix draws on portfolios of pioneering technology to support product innovation.

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